March 12, 2020
Just like you, we are closely monitoring
new developments regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The health and safety of
your guests is of the utmost importance.
We are committed to doing everything we
can to ensure to you that Brancato’s is operating our company at the highest of
safety and health standards.
Therefore, we've decided to raise our
usual standards of cleanliness and health safety. We didn't become the leader
in guest experiences by maintaining the status quo; you can count on us to be a
leader in meeting the challenge of the coronavirus.
What We Are Doing:
We have implemented several new policies
and procedures, which follow recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC).
- We are in constant
communication with our employees to reinforce our sanitization safety
procedures in both guest-facing and back-of-house areas.
- Hand sanitizers are located
throughout back of house locations at our commissary. Sanitizers are refilled
and checked regularly.
- Touch points, such as
handrails, door handles and knobs are cleaned multiple times throughout the
- Surfaces such as front desk,
restaurant counters and dining tables are disinfected regularly in our
- All departments have
implemented hand washing or sanitizing procedures to take place multiple times
during the employee's shift.
- All employees are instructed frequently
on correct hand washing and sanitizing procedures.
- Employees are instructed to
wash hands before and after eating and before returning to a work area.
- Proper procedures are posted
in all back-of-house work areas.
- All Brancato’s employees are
prohibited from and instructed not to report to work with a potential illness
that can be transmitted to others.
- If any employee were to be
diagnosed as having coronavirus, they would be placed on a Medical Leave of
We will continue to monitor the situation
and remain up to date on information released by the CDC. We fully intend to
serve you with the highest possible service and consideration to this matter.